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The Dominican Republic Is Getting Its First Hyatt Place

 The Hyatt Place brand is coming to the Dominican Republic’s capital of Santo Domingo, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Hyatt Place in the country will open in the third quarter of 2024, according to a statement from Hyatt Hotels …

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Antigua Looking to Continue Tourism Boom With More Airlift

 Antigua and Barbuda is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the Caribbean, and now the twin-island country is looking to continue its surge in arrivals with more airlift.  A delegation from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led by …

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Bahamas Set for Air Service Expansion in 2020, Continuing Boom

 The Bahamas is seeing an airlift boom, with air service expanding in 2019 and set for more growth in 2020, according to the country’s tourism officials.  The Bahamas is reporting an increase in airlift to three of its major destinations, …

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 Jamaica is getting a wave of new airlift for the upcoming winter tourist season, officials told Caribbean Journal.  The destination has secured almost 80,000 new air seats for the period, in order to meet what officials called “increased demand from …

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 Saint Lucia continues to experience a full-fledged tourism boom so far in 2019, according to the latest numbers released by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  The Eastern Caribbean island reported a total of 21,608 stayover visitors in September, a 15 …

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 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to be one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean. The island has seen a 5.2 percent year-over-year jump in stayover visitor arrivals in the first seven months of 2019, according to new data …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay’s 2019 airlift boom has continued with the launch of a new nonstop Southwest Airlines route. The low-cost carrier has officially launched a new weekly route from St. Louis, MO to Montego Bay, Jamaica’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to receive thousands of additional seats for the upcoming winter tourist season, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. That includes more 38,000 more seats on flights out of the United States; 42,400 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of …

 BY KAREEM YARDECJ Contributor As a relatively unexplored topic, I recently wrote a research proposal concerning airline route development in the Caribbean region. This overarching review suggests that this is certainly a topic which the Caribbean region stands to benefit …

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 Grenada is looking to ramp up airlift to the island. The country has announced the formation of a new Airlift Committee helmed by former chairman of the Grenada Tourism Authority, Richard Strachan. Peter Fraser will serve as the deputy chairman …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to one Caribbean island. As the Caribbean tourist season ramps into high gear, Martinique is readying for a significant boost in air traffic. The French Caribbean department will …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Martinique is about to get a major boost in airlift from the United States. After decades without direct flights from the continental US, the French Caribbean island will soon see a significant jump …

 By Julio OrozcoOp-Ed Contributor The importance of ‘Accessibility’ particularly Air Access and its relationship to the viability of the Regional Tourism Industry cannot be over stated. The tourism industry is heavily reliant on air transport for tourists/visitors for business and leisure …

 Above: Antigua’s booth at World Travel Market By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda expects will see increased airlift out of the United Kingdom this season, according to Tourism Minister John Maginley. Most notably, beginning Dec. 19, Antigua will …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Air arrivals to St Lucia have increased by 5 percent in the first half of 2013, the government announced Wednesday. The increase was driven by growth from the United States market, according …

 Above: a Condor flight By the Caribbean Journal staff More air service from Germany to Barbados could soon be on the way, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. According to a government release, Sealy recently held talks with Der …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly officially reopened, following a ceremony Wednesday, with tourism at the forefront. Governor Ric Todd’s Throne Speech outlined a major push on tourism, looking …